- Kate Middleton and Prince William set royal rift aside to shower to huge encomium on Meghan Markle, as she turns 41 today.
Members of the royal family today put aside their rift to celebrate the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Mackle as she turned 41, the Royal Family took to social media to wish her a special day.
Kate Middleton and Prince William, Shared a photo of Meghan on their social media handle, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge wrote: “Wishing a happy birthday to The Duchess of Sussex!”
Minutes later, Prince Charles and Camilla posted: “Happy birthday to The Duchess of Sussex!”
Both posts featured pictures of the duchess beaming in white as she marked the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at St Paul’s Cathedral this year.
The day saw her and Prince Harry sat at the other side of the aisle from Kate and Wills, with the seating order determined by working royal status.
It marked the first time the couple were seen with The Firm since the frosty Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in March 2020, shortly before they officially quit royal life.
They have since made a number of bombshell claims about the royals, with fears more could come in Harry’s upcoming tell-all book.
The couple made their latest UK trip with their children Archie, three, and Lilibet, one, from California – where it’s likely they’ll stay for Meghan’s birthday.
However it is not yet known how the family will celebrate, a year on from Meghan’s 40 X 40 campaign which she set up to mark her 40th.
The duchess asked A-listers including Adele and Stella McCartney, as well as members of the public, to donate 40 minutes of their time to “help women re-entering the workforce” for the project.
She promoted the initiative in a glitzy comedy video recorded at her home in exclusive Montecito.
A year on, there has still been no follow-up on the campaign, which also featured comedy star Melissa McCarthy.
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